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Historical Events In 1962

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

May 02   OAS strikes in Algeria in the year 1962.  

May 02   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 03   Express train crashed into wreckage of a commuter train and a freight, killing 163, injuring 400 (Tokyo, Japan) in the year 1962.  

May 04   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 05   In the year 1962 "West Side Story" soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 54 weeks which is more than 20 weeks longer than any other album  

May 05   Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (990 runs in 14 Tests for England), dies in the year 1962.  

May 06   On this day in history antonio Segni elected President of Italy  

May 06   On this day in history first nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen)  

May 06   Pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean  

May 07   Jimmy Conlin, dies at 77 in the year 1962.  

May 07   Pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960) in the year 1962.  

May 07   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 08   On this day in history london trolley buses go out of service  

May 08   The first Atlas Centaur Launch in the year 1962.  

May 09   Beatles sign their first contract with EMI Parlophone in the year 1962.  

May 09   Laser beam successfully bounced off Moon for first time on this day in history.  

May 09   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 11   Antonio Segni becomes President of Italy on this day in history.  

May 11   Near the Coast of Mexico a 7.0 quake resulted in four persons killed, and many injured. Extensive property damage in south-central Mexico in the year 1962.  

May 11   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 11   In the year 1962 uS sends troops to Thailand  

May 12   Dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

May 12   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 13   In the year 1962 frank Jenks, actor (Colonel Flack), dies of cancer at 60  

May 14   Princess Sophia of Greece weds Don Juan Carlos of Spain on this day in history.  

May 14   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 15   On this day in history uS marines arrive in Laos  

May 17   On this day in history marin County withdraws from BART district  

May 19   "John Birch Society" by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99 in the year 1962.  

May 19   On this day in history indonesian paratroopers land in New Guinea  

May 19   On this day in history stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner's National League hit record with 3,431  

May 19   US performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric) in the year 1962.  

May 22   In the year 1962 14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1962 death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 15   In the year 1962 kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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